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Waller v. Scheer
Waller v. Scheer, (Ga. Super. Ct. 1984) (jury verdict for plaintiff), rev'd, 175 Ga. App. 1 (Ga. Ct. App. 1985).
A Georgia appellate court reversed a finding of
The intentional use of deceit, a trick or some dishonest means to deprive another of his money, property or legal right, either as a cause of action or as a fatal element in the action itself.
against an art dealer, holding that the purchaser had been under a duty to exercise reasonable diligence and ordinary prudence before purchasing the painting. The buyer, after making the purchase, had discovered that the painting could not be authenticated as the work of Adolf Schreyer.
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